The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.91% 8.45% 3.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.00% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £300 £287 £252
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +13.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +7.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.18% -4.36%
SQL Server
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
15 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 14.56% 16.90% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 5
Average daily rate £368 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.79% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £245 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £463 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Knutsford region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Knutsford region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

SQL Server
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Apache POI
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) TestNG
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TestNG
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) HTML CSS Developer
1 2 (66.67%) HTML Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Mobile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Apache POI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle